63 Best Inspirational Mike Dooley Quotes

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It is an honour to present to you Mike Dooley Quotes. Who is Mike Dooley? He is the man we know to have coined the popular saying, “thoughts become things”. I first encountered him in the hit movie the Secret alongside Rhonda Byrne back in 2006 and from the day I watched the movie, that phrase has stayed with me. If you have not watched the movie, I strongly recommend that you do because it was such an eye opener.

Anyway back to Mike Dooley, he is a New York Times best seller and has written over 20 new thought books. Some of the titles include


Mike Dooley is also a very sought after motivational speaker who travels around the world motivating people. If you cannot get to meet the man, you can pretty much get a good introduction through his quotes below.



  1. Impatience is a sign of hurrying; hurrying is a sign of worrying; worrying is a sign someone forgot time is on their side.” Mike Dooley
  2. Contrary to popular thinking, being worthy isn’t something you earn, it’s something you recognize.” Mike Dooley
  3. The obsession with instant gratification blinds us from our long-term potential.” Mike Dooley
  4. Thoughts Become Things… Choose The Good Ones!” ― Mike Dooley
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  6. The one thing all famous authors, world class athletes, business tycoons, singers, actors, and celebrated achievers in any field have in common is that they all began their journeys when they were none of these things.
    Yet still, they began their journeys.”
    ― Mike Dooley
  7. There are no tough times, hard knocks, or challenges that aren’t laden with emeralds, rubies, and diamonds for those who see them through. ” ― Mike Dooley
  8. There are only 3 things that can make your dreams come true: your thoughts, your words, and your actions.” ― Mike Dooley
  9. You are not meant to bear that which you find unpleasant; you are meant to change it.” Mike Dooley
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  11. A word on miracles. Don’t let those that have not yet transpired, blind you to those that have.” Mike Dooley
  12. Sometimes, when things take longer than you thought they would, it’s just a gentle reminder from your greater self that you have more time than you thought, and that there’s a journey to enjoy.” ― Mike Dooley
  13. Think of every single thing that we ‘have to’ do to get through a day as something that we ‘get to’ do… before our turn is over. .― Mike Dooley
  14. Everything is a gift.”― Mike Dooley
  15. The only way to get what you really want, is to know what you really want. And the only way to know what you really want, is to know yourself. And the only way to know yourself, is to be yourself. And the only way to be yourself is to listen to your heart.”― Mike Dooley
  16. There isn’t a soul on the planet who doesn’t crave your approval.”― Mike Dooley
  17. When just starting out on a new journey it’s only natural to feel vulnerable. After all it may seem that you have much to lose. But may I remind you that never again at any other point in the same journey will you have so much to gain.”― Mike Dooley
  18. Pretending is the fastest way to believing, and believing is the fastest way to receiving.”
    ― Mike Dooley
  19. Of all the things that matter, that really and truly matter, working more efficiently and getting more done, is not one of them.” Mike Dooley
  20. The great thing about change, is that it absolutely, positively, always means things are going to get even better. Even when you don’t know how” Mike Dooley
  21. Accepting personal responsibility for everything you experience is critical to ultimately discovering your power.” Mike Dooley
  22. The ‘how’s’ are the domain of the universe. It always knows the shortest, quickest, fastest, most harmonious way between you and your dream.” Mike Dooley
  23. There can only be a need for forgiveness when first there is blame. And there can only be blame, when first there is misunderstanding.” ― Mike Dooley
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  25. Most of the time you don’t know how close a dream is to coming true, until after it has.” ― Mike Dooley
  26. I do believe that the single most important thing I could ever share with you with regard to maximizing the health, harmony, and happiness in your life can be summed up in just two words: Love yourself.” ― Mike Dooley
  27. Fast takes longer when you hurry. Keep calm and saunter on.” ― Mike Dooley
  28. Step number one for changing the entire world is falling in love with it as it already is. The same is true for changing yourself.” ― Mike Dooley
  29. When someone behaves poorly, it’s always because they’ve forgotten how powerful they really are, how beautiful life is, and how much they’re loved. Always.” ― Mike Dooley
  30. Thriving is the goal for every form and expression of life.” Mike Dooley
  31. Lives are chosen for the challenges they will likely present, or to flip this, for the dreams you will likely have.” Mike Dooley
  32. Realize that the hows and whys will all make sense soon enough.” Mike Dooley
  33. Only after your first step can you begin to take your second. Do something—do anything!” Mike Dooley
  34. It’s about the choices you’ve just made, and the ones you’re about to make; it’s about the things you choose to say – today. It’s about what you’re gonna do after you finish reading this.” Mike Dooley
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  36. It always works for you! Every day you get closer; every day it gets easier!” Mike Dooley
  37. Always follow your Heart; unless it’s been broken, then you must lead it. Back into Love, The Universe” ― Mike Dooley
  38. Life’s adventures are only possible because of life’s challenges.” ― Mike Dooley
  39. Nothing frees you like the truth, and nothing holds you back more than not knowing it. Knowledge is power; it heals what hurts, fills what’s empty, clears what’s confused, lightens what’s heavy, brings friends together, turns dust to gold, and raises the sun.” ― Mike Dooley
  40. Religion needs spirituality. Spirituality does not need religion.” ― Mike Dooley
  41. Reality is not what your eyes show your mind, but what your mind creates for your eyes to see. You’re not limited by logic. ― Mike Dooley
  42. To the naked eye death appears random. To the spiritually inclined it appears ordained.”
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  43. And never again will you put off your own happiness when those you love choose to be unhappy.”
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  44. Dreams come with built-in challenges; challenges come with built-in dreams.” — Mike Dooley
  45. Work, hands down is the fastest and easiest way to open the financial floodgates.” — Mike Dooley
  46. If you know what you want, if you’ve made up your mind, if you can see it, feel it and move toward it in some way every single day, it has to happen. ” — Mike Dooley
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  48. Living the life of your dreams comes from aligning whatever you want with your beliefs particularly the belief in inevitable success” — Mike Dooley
  49. You are not meant to bear that which you find unpleasant; you are meant to change it.” ― Mike Dooley
  50. Everything has a reason, there have been no mistakes, love makes everything better, and what doesn’t make sense yet one day will.” ― Mike Dooley
  51. You are ultimately destined to discover your power and accept its responsibilities,” ― Mike Dooley
  52. Time and space is where we chase things we pretend we don’t have.” ― Mike Dooley
  53. There are angels who dare not tread where you’ve trod and who find your courage utterly breathtaking.” ― Mike Dooley
  54. It’s not possible. For better or worse, you cannot significantly change your life by manipulating the material world— not by working harder, not by studying longer, not by schmoozing, not by sweating, not by fasting, not by the hair of your chinny chin chin! But change—great change—is inescapable, when you first begin manipulating the world of your thoughts. It is that simple.” — Mike Dooley
  55. If you just look for what’s right – in others, in relationships, in yourself and your journey – you’ll always find it. Same when looking for what’s wrong. — Mike Dooley
  56. Never compromise a dream. Do what you must. The fears, beasts, and mountains before you are part of the plan. Stepping stones to a promised land. To a time and place that is so much closer than even you expect. So don’t let your eyes deceive you, for even as you read these words, your ship swiftly approaches. — Mike Dooley
  57. Relax. Breathe in deep. Hold it. Let it out. Loosen your shoulders. Smile. Close your eyes. You’ll be surprised at how many voices you’ll hear, whispering sweet encouragement into your ear. — Mike Dooley
  58. A word on miracles…. Don’t let those that have not yet transpired, blind you to those that have. — Mike Dooley
  59. Sometimes in life you must take one step back to take many more forward.” ― Mike Dooley,
  60. Being of service and making a difference in the lives of others suddenly become what you most want to do.” ― Mike Dooley
  61. If you have absolutely no idea of which direction to move in, move in any direction.” ― Mike Dooley
  62. Just do your best; it’ll always be enough. And leave the past to your biographers.” ― Mike Dooley
  63. Usually, you’ll see, having more comes from starting with less.” ― Mike Dooley

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